Weekly classes and after school clubs for children aged 5 to 12 in Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and Surrounding Areas.

Please contact us here if you’d like to list your class.

Bournemouth Junior Chess Club

10am-11am & 11.30am-12.30am Saturdays.

Bournemouth’s Elstead Hotel, 12-14 Knyveton Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3QP.

We have several chess trainers; which are allocated up as follows: Beginners, Beginner improvers (1. and 2. level), Advanced Level. £5 fee per session.

Please contact Eric Sachs 079 68472596 for more information or to book a place.


Junior Chess at Tuckton Library

3.30pm-4.15pm Mondays and Tuesdays (term time only).

Tuckton Library, Wick Lane, Bournemouth, BH6 4LF.

​A junior chess club is being run at Tuckton Library for children aged 8-13 years.

Call 01202 429521 for more details.

Junior Chess with Poole Chess Club at Bournemouth Library

10am-12pm, Saturdays.

Bournemouth Library, 22 The Triangle, Bournemouth BH2 5RQ.

Junior chess at Poole Chess Club. Juniors from ages 11-16. Next season we will play a team in the newly formed Bacchus league.

For more information contact 01202 744515.

Southbourne Chess Club’s Junior Chess Club

6pm-7.20pm Fridays.
Tuckton Social Club, 222 Tuckton Road, Southbourne, BH6 3AA.
Southbourne Chess Club’s Junior Chess Club combines playing over the board chess against the other juniors, a free junior coaching session and often a fun event such as a mini tournament or solving a group puzzle. Our junior players range from beginners upwards and cover a wide range of age groups.
We also provide free squash and biscuits.
Suitable for younger players (along with our more mature players as well!).